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    September 10, 2010
    11:00 - 11:35pm EDT  

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>> it's getting increasingly dry. could >> overwhelming emotions, nine years later. >> you never think it could happen or you live, and israel. >> prediction and israel.
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an investigation, a job for a vote. >> we appreciate you guys bringing the intermission to us. >> his chief opponent says it is not good enough. and california burning, the flames are under control, but why the death toll may still rise. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> remembrancer tied with turmoil on the eve of 9/11. nine years ago tomorrow, for american jets were hijacked. one of them plunged into the pentagon. president obama will be at the crash site tomorrow to honor the victims who died, but this year, apprehends an overt islam has shared the spotlight. controversial florida pastor terry jones is flying to new york tonight.
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>> this is always an emotional time. many of us have heard about the florida pastor who wanted to burn the koran, but it now appears there is room for some dialogue. for most, it is all about remembering those who died nine years ago. under each granite bench at the 9/11 pentagon tomorrow, there is a small reflecting pool. >> sadness, something that should never have happened. >> water, a symbol of life and remembrance. each bench represents one of the 184 lives lost nine years ago. >> it is unbelievable. >> a sharp contrast to the horror, the chaos, the noise of that tuesday morning. >> is hard for me to drive by without thinking about the effect that it had.
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>> james schwartz was among the first responders when flight 77 crashed into the pentagon. >> the gash in the building, and of course, the casualties that were littering the west side of the building. >> nine years later, there were fears that pastor terry jones would burn the koran to mark the anniversary. instead there is talk of a meeting with the imam in new york city. back. in the washington d.c. area, flags and signs, most saying they want to focus on the hallowed ground and the lives remember. >> id can be a thing for healing, but is just like at a graveside, it still hurts. >> on saturday there will be a wreath laying ceremony and at 9:37, exactly the time that flight 77 hit the pentagon, there will be a moment of silence. in new york city today,
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family and friends were on hand for the unveiling of a new oil painting of the firefighters killed from engine 54. vice-president joe biden will go to ground zero for a ceremony there tomorrow. first lady michelle obama and former first lady laura bush will be in pennsylvania for observances there. the mayor's chief opponent is responding to the latest twist in an abc news investigation. we first broke the story saying that they have identified the person who may have offered residents campaign jobs in return for votes for mayor fendi. >> because of information abc7 news has obtained, to nightmare adrian fenty admits one of his campaign workers is being investigated -- mayor adrian fenty admits one of his campaign
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workers is being investigated for allegedly buying votes. >> the driver of one of the campaign bands allegedly drove some young voters in exchange for jobs. >> they are trying to say it was one driver when it was multiple drivers. >> sam ford was provided a name and cell phone number of the young voters. >> this was not somebody who either had the authority. >> workers spent friday night making final calls as the candidates enter the final weekend. vincent gray filed an official complaint to the board of ethics. >> it is ironic that the mayor vetoed the vote buying bill that the council had, and now here we are. >> everybody is trained to know that if you pick up a voter, you cannot offer them anything.
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>> while some residents don't believe fallout from this data will show up in the polls -- >> people for the most part have their minds made up. >> others say they expected some dirt to surface. >> those things that have come to pass of late i am sure have happened throughout the course of the administration. >> the mayor tells us tonight there have been poor -- employees in the past few years that have broken the rules but were quickly held accountable. just before tuesday's primary, the two main candidates running for the maryland governor's seats each picked up endorsements. but there -- bob ehrlich picks up the support of thousands of state employees. seiu, that country's largest health care unit, backs o'malley for his health-care goals. clearly received the backing today of the maryland classified
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employees association is in -- in his campaign. a dry night will lead to a crisp start of the weekend. we do not see any relief for the dry conditions we have been seeing the past few days. >> i think we will see a little bit of relief, but it will be spotty. that is primarily asks saturday night into early sunday. it can see it has been a beautiful evening here. a couple of cold spots, too. our temperatures right now into the 50's. heading out to the game after temperatures in the seven's right now, 60's in ocean city. sunday will be some great football weather. there may be some morning showers that might linger into the middle part of the day, but by kickoff time, temperatures into the 70's. cloudy skies, but will tell you
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more about the sunshine for the week and later. coming up, lady gaga's that romance with an x. why the love game is all over for her. >> investigators provide new insight on what went wrong tonight. insight on what went wrong tonight. how does that work? hit it! see, other machines only go in circles. this kenmore elite has multi-motions for a custom clean. it scrubs to help lift stains, rolls to wash gently, swings, steps, and tumbles. better than just circles, what! sorry. get 15% off all kenmore appliances and an extra 5% with your sears card.
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plus save up to an additional $250 instantly with our appliance trade in program. sears. >> the planes are finally under control, -- the flames are under control, but is really just the beginning. at least four people are dead and dozens remain missing. >> smoke could still be seen over the smoldering san francisco suburb of san bruno a day after an uncontrollable fire burned almost everything in its path. >> the area was completely flattened.
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melted cars and houses that disappeared, it was just an amazing scene of destruction. >> rescue crews and investigators are still searching through the rubble, looking for those still missing in trying to discover what caused a gas line to explode. >> we need to know why this happened, and we need to know how this happened. >> witnesses say a massive fireball shot 1,000 feet into the air, and flames quickly spread from house to house. then within minutes, a community of single-family homes became ash. at least four people have been killed. the site of the explosion is marred by a huge crater with chunks of asphalt runabout. >> there is asphalt everywhere. it is incredible. >> almost 40 homes have been destroyed. pacific gas and electric, who owns a ruptured gas line, says they will take accountability if an investigation finds them responsible, which is exactly
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what happened to years ago following a gas line explosion in rancho cordova that killed one person. the search for victims is not over. tomorrow, crews will be back and will have six canine teams with them. coming up, a new plan. the battle between lady gaga and her ex and the resolution that was reached. >>
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tonight the faa is taking steps to reduce the chance that pilots will fly while they are fatigued. pilots would get more say when it comes to deciding if they are fit to fly. >> if you are a pilot and you understand your own body and you say i am too fatigued to fly, you can say, i cannot lie. you can do that without a penalty. that is a big step. that is something we don't have today. >> pilot to start their day early could be scheduled for as much as 10 hours of flying time, two more hours than currently allowed. it could take months for the plan to be finalized. the man accused of firing a rifle at his ex-girlfriend is going to be brought back to montgomery county. he will be extradited back to maryland from pennsylvania. tuesday morning police lockdown
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to schools and shut down to on rams in their search for him. he is facing a list of charges, including first-degree murder. -- attempted first degree murder. the supermarket chain has stopped selling bags after sample testing found a green int. customers are asked to return the bags for replacements at customer service desk. arch campbell is not impressed with either of this week's two new movies. >> joachin phoenix documents his decision to quit acting and pursue a hip-hop career in "i am still here."
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it is pathetic. >> in school, the only thing i totally flaunt doubt in was understanding girls. also, a weakness don't look at understanding robins in junior high school. -- have a nice weekend, everybody. i am arch campbell, abc7 entertainment. >> lady gaga has resolved a legal battle with her former music producer. he is also her former boyfriend. he claims that he co-wrote some of her songs and says he did not get the money he deserved from the deal. her lawyers say he was just an agent. both sides have dropped the lawsuits that were filed earlier. there's no word on any kind of settlement. a river of mud moved through tiny village in italy. take a look at this incredible
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video. heavy rains forced a small lake to overflow its banks, tipping over cars and burying many in the mud. the rain did let up today, but more is expected in the coming days. >> hardly a draw for us. -- carla a drop for us. our rain fall around the area for the last couple of months is well below average. a nice evening out there. a nice breeze, really refreshing. a wonderful time of the year, even though the pollen count has been high. our temperature outside now, the clouds have an orange tent from the city lights and the low clouds. 67 degrees, heading into almost three weeks in a row with no
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rain. is ragweed season. we have to get the cobwebs off the doppler. maybe the saturday evening or early sunday morning there will be some showers around. 66 for you folks in district heights. alexandria at 64 degrees. it is going to be a pretty good weekend, for heading out to the beaches even after labor day. if you are heading out for the upcoming week, don't worry about any of the tropical weather. pretty impressive stronger tropical storm, that is igor. next week it may get stronger and become a hurricane. it is very impressive right now, but no immediate threat to the east coast. temperatures drop to only in the 70's. still hot and humid down to the south and southeast. some of that will be coming our
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way as we get out in front of the next whether maker. there is the weather front that may bring a few light showers. there is still a tornado watch out until 2:00 in the morning out in the mid part of the country. overnight tonight, clear, with temperatures if we did get to 58 degrees, it will be the first time we have been below 60 here in washington since way back in late may. tomorrow night, -- tomorrow, a nice day. we will see clouds during the afternoon and any rain showers would be saturday night into early sunday. surly by kickoff time, things will be moving out and we will see some clearing skies. there could be some rainshowers by sunday morning until may be about noontime. after that, back to drive pattern for next week. -- back to a dry pattern for
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next week. >> and prospective on the face- off coming up, but there is a problem with the new poll that is out. problem with the new poll that is out. we will sort things with the most locations in the dc area,
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>> the fast approaching mayoral contest has a lot of people talking. this week, the washington humane society held a paw poll, where canines voted by a dog bone. someone got into the ballot box. they wanted to get attention for the society's wall for animals. -- walcott for animals. -- walk for animals. >> are the redskins ready?
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ready or not, here they come. we'll hear what a key player has to say tonight. >> high-school football and a lot more coming up next in
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>> all the preparations, all the preliminaries are over. the lace them up, they play for real, starting sunday night. fedex field will be rocking and the cowboys come to town. the redskins making their final what bruce today. they said they are ready to go. the cowboys are a three-point favorite. >> you could not ask for a bigger game against dallas on sunday night. for us, we'll want to have a good showing. we worked all season trying to learn the new schemes and everything so now is time to put it on the field and test them out. >> it is friday night, time for some high school football. two top 10 teams going at it tonight. second quarter, hayfield with the ball. a four-yard touchdown. just before intermission, lee attacking, going long into the end zone.
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it takes it off. the final score, hayfield wins big, 28-0. semifinal action on the women's side, and what a match today between kim clijsters and venus williams. it was a slugfest. look at this great rally as it goes back and forth, back and forth. venus just out of her reach. it is a match point after a brief rally. kim clijsters moves on to take on her opponent in the finals on sunday. the nationals at home on this cool night, taking on the marlins. emilio scores, 1-0 marlins. brad davis dial's long distance,
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laid-back and gone into the night. the home run gave them three-one for the final period the orioles playing excellent ball. jake fox gets a high, fast ball, right where he likes it. over the left-field fence. the orioles win again to beat the tigers 6-3. in a big game in west virginia it tonight, marshall falls in overtime to west virginia, 24- 21. >> there are a lot of tears in our newsroom
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like, nor the lee wins and good visibility. the water is still warm. the showers will be out of here by game time. >> have a good weekend. by game time. >> have a good weekend.
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